The Dirty Dozen and Clean 15
Let’s talk organic. Buying organic may cost more, but when you do it wisely, it is a smart investment in your health. Organic is more important for some fruits and vegetables over others. Take the lists below with you when you shop!
The Dirty Dozen
Leading health experts, recommend that we buy organic for the following dozen fruits and veggies:
7. Sweet bell peppers
8. Nectarines (imported)
10. Cherry tomatoes
11. Snap peas (imported)
The Clean 15
These “Clean 15” are foods you don’t necessarily have to buy organic:
2. Sweet corn
5. Sweet peas (frozen)
13. Cantaloupe (domestic)
15. Sweet potatoes
Take these lists with you or keep them on your mobile phone, so the next time you’re in the produce section you can pull up this information and be an educated consumer!
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